Section Editors

Section Board for 'Forest Ecology and Management' (269)

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Prof. Dr. Timothy A. Martin
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, PO Box 110410, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-0410, USA
Interests: tree ecophysiology; forest biology; silviculture; stand dynamics; carbon sequestration; water relations
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Dr. Qi-Bin Zhang
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State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China
Interests: dendroecology; forest declines; forest recovery; forest health; treeline ecology; ecological resilience
Dr. Damian C. Adams
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Natural Resource Economics & Policy, School of Forest Resources & Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: forest policy; ecosystem services; forest economics; natural resources
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Prof. Dr. Francisca C. Aguiar
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Centro de Estudos Florestais, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-017 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: riparian forests; macrophytes; ecosystem services; biogeography; functional ecology; adaptation to climate change; effects of land-use and stream flow regulation; indicators of ecological quality; weeds; invasive alien plants
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Dr. Iciar Alberdi
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National Institute of Agricultural Research, Centre for Forest Research, La Coruña km 7.5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: forest monitoring; national forest inventory; conservation; natural resources management; forest biodiversity indicators, forest information harmonization
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Dr. Giorgio Alberti
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Department of Agriculture, Food, Environmental and Animal Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: forest management; silviculture; climate change; tree diversity; tree growth
Prof. Dr. Artur Alves
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CESAM-Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: plant pathology; fungi; secondary metabolites; plant-microbe interactions
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Prof. Dr. Arild Angelsen
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School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), P.O. Box 5003, 1432 Ås, Norway
Interests: climate and forest (REDD); environmental income; international climate policy; poverty analysis; tropical deforestation
Dr. Cristina Aponte
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School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne, 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, VIC 3121, Australia
Interests: biogeochemistry (nutrient cycling, nutrient stoichiometry, litter decomposition and nutrient release); forest ecology (plant and soil interactions, functional traits, feedback processes); soil ecology (soil microbial biomass, mycorrhizal fungal communities, molecular techniques); soil seed bank ecology (characterization and distribution of seedbank species)
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Dr. José Aranha
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Department of Forestry Sciences and Landscape Architecture, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Qt. de Prados, 5000-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: forestry; biomass; land cover dynamics; spatial analysis; wild fires; ecosystem services
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Prof. Dr. Margarita Arianoutsou
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Department of Ecology and Systematics, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, 15874 Athens, Greece
Interests: plant ecology and conservation; fire ecology; plant invasions; vegetation dynamics; biodiversity; forest recovery; climate change; dendrochronology
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Prof. Dr. Heidi Asbjornsen
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College of Life Science and Agriculture, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
Interests: ecosystem ecology; applied forest ecology; and sustainable agriculture; plant ecophysiology; restoration ecology; ecohydrology; sustainability science
Prof. Dr. Mark S. Ashton
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School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 360 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Interests: tropical forestry; regeneration ecology; natural forest management; forest restoration; agroforestry; oak ecology; mixed-dipterocarp forests; second growth forests
Dr. Doug P. Aubrey
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1. University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, PO Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802, USA
2. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, UGA, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: ecophysiology; ecosystem ecology; silviculture; biogeochemistry
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Dr. Martin Bader
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Senior Lecturer in Ecology, School of Science, Auckland University of Technology, 34 St Paul St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: plant ecology; tree physiology; global change ecology; plant–insect interactions; plant–pathogen interactions
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Dr. Himlal Baral
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Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor Barat 16115, Indonesia
Interests: forest landscape restoration; landscape sustainability, biodiversity, ecosystem services; forest biomass; bioenergy and carbon sequestration
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Dr. Ignacio Barbeito
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Swedish Forest Research Center, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 234 56 Alnarp, Sweden
Interests: quantitative silviculture; forest regeneration and growth; mixedwood ecology; high resolution forestry
Dr. Andrew M. Barton
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Department of Biology, University of Maine at Farmington, 173 High Street, Preble Hall, Farmington, ME 04938, USA
Interests: endangered plants; conservation; fire ecology; forest dynamics; oaks; pines; plant ecological diversity; tree physiological ecology
Prof. Dr. Giovanna Battipaglia
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Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies University of Campania “L. Vanvitelli”, Via Vivaldi 43, I-81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: forest ecology; stable isotopes; tree-rings; carbon and water cycle; drought; xylogenesis; Intra-annual density fluctuation
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Prof. Dr. Pete Bettinger
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School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, 180 East Green Street, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: forest management; forest planning; forest operations; GIS; GPS
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Dr. Peter A. Bieniek
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International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA
Interests: climate variability and change; dynamical downscaling; regional climate
Prof. Dr. Franco Biondi
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DendroLab, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Interests: drought and wildfire history; climate and forest dynamics; dendrochronology; wood anatomy; mountain ecoclimatology; quantitative methods
Prof. Dr. Robert A. Blanchette
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Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, 495 Borlaug Hall, St. Paul, MN 55108-6030, USA
Interests: forest pathology; tree diseases; forest microbes; microbial diversity; biological processing; forest health; wood microbiology; wood decomposition
Dr. Juan A. Blanco
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Institute for Multidisciplinary Applied Biology (IMAB), Department Ciencias, Campus de Arrosadia s/n, Universidad Pública de Navarra (UPNA), 31006 Pamplona, Spain
Interests: forest ecology; ecological modeling; climate change; sustainable forest management; ecological models
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Prof. Dr. Carlo Blasi
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Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome,Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: vegetation classification and dynamics; ecological land classification and ecoregions; assessment of environmental quality and state of conservation of habitats; alien plant species, old growth forests, ecological networks and green infrastructures
Dr. Richard D. Bowden
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Environmental Science & Sustainability, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main St., Meadville, PA 16335, USA
Interests: soil; forest; organic matter
Prof. Dr. Robert Bradley
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Département de Biologie, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Interests: soil biodiversity; plant-soil interactions; ecological succession; agroforestry; greenhouse gases; carbon and nitrogen cycling; soil biology and biochemistry
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Dr. Manuela Branco
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Forest Research Center (CEF), University of Lisbon, P-1349017 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: forest entomology; insect population ecology
Dr. Felipe Bravo
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Sustainable Forest Management Research Institute, University of Valladolid & INIA, Av. Madrid 44, 34004 Palencia, Spain
Interests: environment sustainability; ecology and evolution ecology; climate change; ecosystem ecology; natural resource management; environmental management; plant ecology; biodiversity
Dr. Francis Q. Brearley
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Department of Natural Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD, UK
Interests: plant–soil–fungal interactions; nutrient cycling; ecosystem ecology; tropical ecology; ecosystem disturbance and recovery
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Prof. Dr. Guntis Brūmelis
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Faculty of Biology, University of Latvia, Jelgavas iela 1, LV1004 Riga, Latvia
Interests: forest ecology; conservation; biological diversity; ecological restoration
Dr. Brian Buma
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Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado, Campus Box 171, PO Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217, USA
Interests: disturbance; resilience; climate change; biogeography; migration; snow and cyrosphere related processes
Dr. Kim Calders
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Computational & Applied Vegetation Ecology, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: terrestrial and UAV based LiDAR; measurement and modelling of full 3D vegetation structure and how this is related to airborne or spaceborne remote sensing signals; radiative transfer modelling
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Dr. Carlo Calfapietra
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Institute of Research on Terrestrial Ecosystems (IRET), National Research Council (CNR), Via Marconi 2, 05010 Porano (TR), Italy
Interests: green infrastructure; nature-based solutions; urban forests; urban resilience and sustainability; plant ecophysiology in relation to stress; adaptation-mitigation to global change; air pollution; ecosystem services
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Prof. Dr. Maria Calvino-Cancela
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Department of Ecology and Animal Biology, University of Vigo, Faculty of Sciences, Campus Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: alien species; conservation biology; forest ecology; forest management; plant–animal interactions; plant regeneration ecology
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Dr. Leonor Calvo
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Department of Biodiversity and Environmental Management, University of León, E-24071 Leon, Spain
Interests: wildfire effects; fire Recurrence; burnt severity; vegetation regeneration; perturbations; fire-prone ecosystems; perturbations; heathlands; atmospheric nitrogen deposition
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Dr. John Campbell
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Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 271 Mast Rd. Durham, NH 03801, USA
Interests: forest biogeochemistry; catchment; climate change; disturbance; hydrology; snow; soil frost; streamflow; transpiration; watershed
Dr. Angus Carnegie
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Forest Science, NSW Department of Primary Industries - Forestry, L12, 10 Valentine Ave, Parramatta 2150, Australia
Interests: forest health surveillance; pest and disease management; fungal taxonomy; tree improvement
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Dr. Corina Carranca
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Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Quinta do Marquês, Av. República, Nova Oeiras, 2780-157 Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: soil fertility; plant nutrition; soil management; 15N; fruit trees; vegetables
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Dr. Bradley Case
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School of Science, Auckland University of Technology, 55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: geographical information systems (GIS); remote sensing; python programming for GIS; plant ecology
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Cavalli
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Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, Università degli Studi di Padova, Viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Legnaro (PD), Italy
Interests: operations management; logistics; production planning; production/operations management; transportation; supply chain; vocational training
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Dr. Isabel Cañellas
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National Institute of Agricultural Research - Centre for Forest Research, La Coruña km 7,5 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: sylviculture; stand dynamics; stand management; natural regeneration; short rotation forestry; national forest inventory
Dr. Rachid Cheddadi
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University of Montpellier, Institute of Evolutionary Sciences (ISEM), CNRS, Montpellier, France
Interests: microrefugia; past climate impacts; species migration; niche changes; conservation
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Dr. Steve Chhin
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Division of Forestry and Natural Resources, West Virginia University, 322 Percival Hall, 1145 Evansdale Dr, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Interests: quantitative forest management; climate change; forest health; dendrochronology; silviculture
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Prof. Dr. Woodam Chung
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Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management, Oregon State University, 267 Peavy Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331-5703, USA
Interests: forest operations planning and management; forest engineering; forest biomass; forest management planning; wildland fire management
Dr. José M. Climent Maldonado
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Forest Research Centre, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (CSIC-INIA), Ctra. A Coruña km 7.5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: life history evolution in pines; forest tree breeding; conservation of genetic resources; fire tolerance and resilience of forest tree species; phenotypic plasticity and phenotypic integration
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Dr. Peter W. Clinton
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Scion, 10 Kyle Street, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Interests: forest ecology; soil microbial ecology
Dr. Claudia Cocozza
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Department of Science and Technology in Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry, University of Florence, Via S. Bonaventura 13, I-50145 Florence, Italy
Interests: plant ecophysiology; plant stress responses; water relations; plant sensors
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Prof. Dr. Mark D. Coleman
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Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Interests: forest tree nutrition; bioenergy feedstock production; intensive silviculture; belowground processes
Dr. Alessio Collalti
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Forest Modelling Lab., Institute for Agriculture and Forestry Systems in the Mediterranean, National Research Council of Italy (CNR–ISAFOM), Via Madonna Alta 128, 06128 Perugia, PG, Italy
Interests: tree ecophysiology; forest modelling; biogeochemical cycles; silviculture; stand dynamics; carbon sequestration; forest ecology; climate change impacts; adaptation; mitigation
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Prof. Dr. Phillip G. Comeau
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Silviculture and Stand Dynamics, University of Alberta, Dept. of Renewable Resources, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, 751 General Services Bldg., Edmonton, AB T6G 2H1, Canada
Interests: silviculture; quantitative silviculture; mixedwood silviculture; vegetation management; silvicultural systems; forest ecology; growth and yield
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Dr. Andrea Coppi
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Department of Biology, University of Florence, Via la Pira 4 – 50121, Florence, Italy
Interests: molecular phylogeny; community phylogenetics; population genetics; plant functional traits; ecosystem services
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Prof. Dr. Jonathan Cumming
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Department of Natural Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 21853, USA
Interests: tree ecophysiology; mycorrhizal fungi; plant growth promoting bacteria; environmental stress; soil metals; salinity; drought; nutrient limitation
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Dr. Jorge Curiel
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BC3 - Basque Centre for Climate Change, Scientific Campus of the University of the Basque Country, 48940 Leioa, Spain
Interests: soil science; biogeochemical cycling; ecosystem resilience; soil ecology; drought; rhizosphere; plant-soil interactions
Prof. Dr. Veronica De Micco
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, via Università, 100, 80055 Portici (Naples), Italy
Interests: functional anatomical traits; plant hydraulics; quantitative wood anatomy; dendro-sciences; xylogenesis; intra-annual density fluctuations; plant morpho-functional adaptation in natural environments and in crop production; plant adaptation to extreme environments
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Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Dean
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School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: production ecology; quantitative silviculture; canopy and stant dynamics; biomechanics
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Dr. Federico Di Rita
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Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: palynology; vegetation history; paleoclimate; human impact on forests; coastal environments; Quaternary
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Dr. Jurij Diaci
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Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Forestry, University of Ljubljana, Vecna Pot 83, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: silviculture; old-growth forest; uneven-aged forest; mixed forest; forest tending; tree regeneration ecology
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Prof. Dr. Luis Diaz-Balteiro
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Department of Forest and Environmental Engineering and Management, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: forest management; forest sustainability; multi-criteria decision-making techniques
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Dr. Ignacio J. Diaz-Maroto
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Department of Agroforestry Engineering, University of Santiago de Compostela, Campus Terra s/n, E-27002 Lugo, Spain
Interests: forest management; landscape ecology; natural protected areas; planning and rural development; wood technology
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Prof. Dr. Julio Javier Diez
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Sustainable Forest Management Research Institute, University of Valladolid-INIA, Avenida de Madrid 44, 34071 Palencia, Spain
Interests: forest pathology; biological control; fungal biodiversity; micoviruses; climate change; genetic control
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Prof. Dr. Panayiotis Dimitrakopoulos
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Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, 81132 Mytilene, Greece
Interests: biodiversity and ecosystem processes; functional plant ecology; community ecology; biodiversity conservation; conservation policy
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Prof. Dr. Panayotis Dimopoulos
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Laboratory of Botany, Department of Biology, University of Patras, GR-26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: mapping and assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services; biodiversity and ecosystem services; inventory and mapping of flora and habitat types/vegetation types; monitoring and conservation status assessment of habitats and species; conservation management of species and habitat types; conservation policy and national biodiversity strategy
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Dr. Thomas Dirnböck
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Department for Ecosystem Research and Monitoring, Federal Environment Agency Austria, Spittelauer Lände 5, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: forest ecology; nitrogen and carbon cycling; biodiversity; forest understory vegetation; air pollution impacts in forests; long-term ecosystem research; LTER; ecological modelling
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Dr. Gaetano Distefano
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Dipartimento di Agricoltura, Università degli Studi di Catania, Alimentazione e Ambiente (Di3A), Sez. Arboricoltura e Genetica agraria, Via Valdisavoia 5, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: tree crop biotechnology; tree crop genomics; transgenics; biodiversity evaluation and analysis; fruit tree crops breeding; reproductive biology on fruit crops
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Dr. Timo Domisch
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Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Yliopistokatu 6B, FI-80100 Joensuu, Finland
Interests: forest soil ecology; tree fine roots; wood ants; forest tree ecophysiology; tree litter decomposition; carbon and nutrient cycling
Dr. Zoltán Elek
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MTA-ELTE-MTM Ecology Research Group, Budapest, Hungary
Interests: forest ecology; insects; biodiversity; community ecology
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Dr. Laszlo Erdos
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IEB (Institute of Ecology and Botany) Department of Terrestrial Ecology, MTA Centre Ecology Research, 2163 Vácrátót, Hungary
Interests: spatial heterogeneity; forest-steppes;, phytocoenology; floristical research; nature conservation
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Prof. Dr. Ljusk Ola Eriksson
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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Skogsmarksgränd, 90183 Umea, Sweden
Interests: forest management and planning; harvest scheduling; forest landscape planning; forest sector models; decision support systems
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Dr. Beatriz Fernandez-Marin
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Department of Botany, Ecology and Plant Physiology, University of La Laguna, 38200 Tenerife, Spain
Interests: plant ecophysiology; desiccation; tolerance; photoprotection; abiotic stress; lichens
Dr. M. Paulina Fernández
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Department of Ecosystems and Environment, Faculty of Agronomy and Forest Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago 8330024, Chile
Interests: silviculture; tree architecture; forest growth modeling; functional structural plant modeling; allometry; xylogenesis; urban forestry; wood quality modeling
Dr. Juan F. Fernández-Manjarrés
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Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique Evolution, CNRS‐AgroParisTech‐Univ. Paris Sud, Université Paris Saclay, F‐91405 Orsay, France
Interests: climate change adaptation; social-ecological systems; ecosystem management
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Prof. Dr. Chiara Ferracini
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Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Torino, Largo Paolo Braccini, 2, I-10095 Grugliasco (TO), Italy
Interests: invasive exotic species; agricultural and forest insect pests; biological control; IPM strategies; agroforestry system
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Dr. Christopher J. Fettig
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Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 1731 Research Park Drive, Davis, CA 95618, USA
Interests: disturbance ecology; forest entomology; fire ecology
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Dr. Dylan Fischer
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Field and Ecosystem Ecology Laboratory, Lab II 3265, The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA 98505, USA
Interests: genes-to-ecosystems; ecological restoration; riparian forests; temperate rainforests; disturbance ecology; volcano ecology; community ecology; carbon and water cycling; nutrient cycles; tree root production
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Dr. Nicklas Forsell
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Ecosystems SerEcosystems Services and Management (ESM), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Interests: forest management and planning; economic analysis; policy analysis; international climate policy; ecosystem service; carbon sequestration; climate change; bioenergy
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Dr. Jennifer M. Fraterrigo
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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, W-423 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: carbon and nutrient cycling; plant-soil interactions; invasive species; landscape disturbance; forest ecology
Dr. Todd Fredericksen
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School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA 24088, USA
Interests: wildlife; forestry; forest ecology; silviculture; biodiversity; forest regeneration
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Dr. Lina Fusaro
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Sapienza University of Rome | La Sapienza, Department of Environmental Biology, Ple Aldo Moro 5, I-00185 Rome, RM, Italy
Interests: plant ecophysiology; plant functional traits; multi-stress environment; climate change; nitrogen deposition; air pollution effects on Mediterranean tree species; green infrastructures; urban and peri-urban forests; regulating ecosystem services; multi-scale approach
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Dr. Ignacio García-González
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Departamento de Botánica, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, EPSE, Campus Terra, 27002 Lugo, Spain
Interests: tree-ring dating; dendroecology; wood anatomy; forest history
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Prof. Dr. Herminia García-Mozo
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Department of Botany, Ecology and Plant Physiology, University of Cordoba, 14071 Cordoba, Spain
Interests: aerobiology; phenology; pollen; climate change; Quercus; Castanea; olive
Dr. Guillermo Gea-Izquierdo
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INIA-CIFOR, Ctra. La Coruña km 7.5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: forest management under global change; forest performance and sustainability under climate change; forest modelling with emphasis in growth and carbon allocation; functional forest ecology
Dr. József Geml
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ELKH-EKKE Lendület Environmental Microbiome Research Group, Eötvös Loránd Research Network and Eszterházy Károly Catholic University, Leányka u. 6., 3300 Eger, Hungary
Interests: community ecology; DNA metabarcoding; landscape ecology; microbial ecology; secondary succession
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Dr. Hélène Genet
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Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, 311 Irving 1 Building, 2140 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA
Interests: climate change; climate variability; environmental impact assessment; biogeochemistry; ecosystem functioning; nutrient cycling; terrestrial ecology
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Prof. Dr. Frank S. Gilliam
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Department of Biology, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL 32514, USA
Interests: plant ecology; forest ecology; terrestrial ecosystems; forest herbaceous layer communities; longleaf pine, nitrogen biogeochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Barry Goldfarb
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Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, CB 8008, Raleigh, NC 27695-8008, USA
Interests: reforestation; afforestation; seedlings; vegetative propagation; asexual reproduction; clonal forestry
Dr. Christopher Gough
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Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1000 W. Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Interests: plant physiological and ecosystem ecology; disturbance ecology; ecological succession; carbon and nitrogen cycling; biogeochemistry; urban forestry; tree–soil interactions; global change biology
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Prof. Dr. David F. Greene
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Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources, Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521-8299, USA
Interests: fire ecology; ice storms; plant biomechanics; seed dispersal; reproductive ecology of plants; pollen dispersal; seed and pollen production; germination
Dr. Nancy E. Grulke
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Pacific Northwest Research Station, US Forest Service, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Interests: tree drought stress; physiology; remote sensing; plant ecology
Dr. Qinfeng Guo
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Southern Research station, USDA Forest Service, 3041 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Interests: community ecology; biogeography; biodiversity; biological invasions
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Dr. Mykola Gusti
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1. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
2. International Information Department of the Institute of Applied Mathematics and Fundamental Sciences, Lviv Polytechnic National University, 12 Bandera Str., 79013 Lviv, Ukraine
Interests: ecosystems services and management; global forest model;climate mitigation options; land use change; forest management
Dr. Lorena Gómez-Aparicio
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Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología de Sevilla, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IRNAS-CSIC), Avenida Reina Mercedes, 10, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: conservation biology; plant ecology; invasive species; ecology; conservation; biodiversity; climate change; ecosystem ecology; community ecology; biodiversity & conservation
Dr. Arndt Hampe
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BioGeCo, INRA, University of Bordeaux, F-33610 Cestas, France
Interests: tree molecular ecology; conservation of genetic resources; regeneration ecology; plant-animal interactions; oak ecology
Dr. Brice B. Hanberry
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Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Rapid City, SD 57702, USA
Interests: coupled human-environment systems; fire; grasslands; land use and land change
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Prof. Dr. Mark E. Harmon
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Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Interests: carbon management forest carbon dynamics; Net Primary Production; mortality; decomposition; simulation modeling; uncertainty analysis
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Prof. Dr. Justin L. Hart
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Forest Dynamics Lab, Department of Geography, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
Interests: applied forest ecology; disturbance ecology; silviculture; stand dynamics; phytogeography
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Dr. Paul F. Hessburg
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1. Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 1133 North Western Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA
2. School of Forest Resources, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Interests: landscape ecology; disturbance ecology; landscape assessment; decision support modeling; fire ecology; forest pathology
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Dr. Ari M. Hietala
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Department of Fungal Forest and Crop Plant Diseases, Division of Plant Health and Biotechnology, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Pb. 115, NO-1431 As, Norway
Interests: basic research on ecology; genetics; infection biology and impact of fungi pathogenic to trees; research and development to facilitate economically sustainable forest management
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Dr. Keizo Hirai
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Department of Forest Soils, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Forest Research and Management Organization, 1 Matsunosato, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8687, Japan
Interests: forest soil; nutrient cycling; biomass and bioenergy; site evaluation; tropical forests; effects of silvicultural practices on forest soil
Dr. Chad M. Hoffman
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Department of Forest & Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University, 1472 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: wildland fire science; fire behavior modeling and simulation; fuel dynamics; fuel management; forest restoration; fire ecology; disturbance ecology
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Prof. Dr. Jarmo K. Holopainen
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Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Kuopio, Finland
Interests: forest entomology; pest management; air pollution; climate change; chemical ecology; plant volatiles; tree physiology
Dr. Fujio Hyodo
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Research Core for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Okayama University, 3-1-1 Tsushimanaka, Okayama 7008530, Japan
Interests: trophic ecology; stable isotopes; nutrient cycling; biogeochemistry
Dr. Inés Ibáñez
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School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: forest ecology; community ecology; global change ecology; statistical modeling; invasive species
Dr. John Innes
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Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, 2045-2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: forest management; forest-dependent communities; climate change; criteria and indicators; certification; Chinese forestry; international forest policy; Indigenous forestry practices; tropical forest ecology; illegal logging
Dr. Hiroaki Ishii
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Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Interests: physiological ecology of trees; photosynthetic light-use efficiency of conifer shoots; forest community ecology; structural development of the forest canopy; population ecology of trees: focusing on spatial processes and crown competition; conservation, restoration and management of urban forests
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Prof. Dr. Akira Itoh
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Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University, Osaka 5588585, Japan
Interests: plant ecology; tropical forest; plant adaptation; plant reproduction; plant evolution
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Prof. Dr. Bogdan Jaroszewicz
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Białowieża Geobotanical Station, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Sportowa 19, PL 17-230 Białowieża, Poland
Interests: biodiversity of temperate forests; climate change; forest conservation; temperate forest ecology; biological invasions; plant-animal interactions; seed dispersal; vegetation phenology
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Prof. Dr. Susanne Jochner-Oette
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Physical Geography / Landscape Ecology and Sustainable Ecosystem Development, Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Ostenstraße 18, 85072 Eichstätt, Germany
Interests: ash dieback; aerobiology; phenology; pollen production; pollen dispersal; urban green
Dr. Kurt Johnsen
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U.S. Forest Service, Asheville, NC 28806, USA
Interests: genetic conservation; forest restoration; forest responses to climate change; forest management; pine carbon sequestration; forest responses
Dr. Daniel J. Johnson
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School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: forest dynamics; forest management; forest regeneration; tree mortality; forest communities; species diversity; species coexistence; tree seedlings; density dependent mortality
Prof. Dr. Julia Jones
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College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Wilkinson 220, 104 CEOAS Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-5503, USA
Interests: aquatic ecosystems; landscape ecology; spatial analysis
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Dr. Nikoleta Jones
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Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 9EP, UK
Interests: ecosystem services; sustainable forest management; human wellbeing; social impacts of protected areas; economic valuation; social capital; quantitative social research methods
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Prof. Dr. Shibu Jose
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The Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Interests: forest ecology; ecological restoration; carbon sequestration; invasive plant ecology and management; agroforestry; and biomass and biofuels
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Dr. Daniel M. Kashian
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Department of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Interests: forest ecology; landscape ecology; disturbances; invasive species; forest succession; ecological classification
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Prof. Dr. Rod Keenan
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School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: forests and climate change (mitigation and adaptation); forest assessment and planning; ecology and nutrient cycling; computer modelling of ecosystem functioning; forest and international development policy
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Dr. David Kenfack
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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Forest Global Earth Observatory, Washington, DC 20560, USA
Interests: plant ecology; evolution and systematics
Dr. Christel Kern
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USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, 5985 Highway K, Rhinelander, WI 54501-9128, USA
Interests: silviculture; harvest-created gaps; natural disturbance-based management; climate-adaptive forestry; tree regeneration; species diversity; sustainable forest management
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Dr. Tara L. Keyser
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USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Upland Hardwood Ecology and Management (RWU-4157), 1577 Brevard Rd., Asheville, NC 28806, USA
Interests: ecological forestry; restoration; ecology and management of Quercus forests; fire ecology; hardwood and mixedwood silviculture
Prof. Dr. Choonsig Kim
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Division of Environmental Forest Science, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 52725, Korea
Interests: forest soils; greenhouse gases; nutrient cycling; soil productivity
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Dr. Leda Kobziar
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Department of Natural Resources and Society, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-1139, USA
Interests: fire ecology; soil carbon cycling; fuels management; smoke ecology; aerobiology; vegetation community ecology; prescribed fire; fire management; fire science education and training; smoke emissions; restoration ecology
Dr. Randall K. Kolka
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USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 1831 Hwy 169 E., Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA
Interests: forest soils; wetland soils; carbon and nutrient cycling; belowground processes; fire effects on soils; greenhouse gas fluxe; mercury cycling
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Dr. Dimitrios Ch. Kontodimas
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Department of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Benaki Phytopathological Institute, 8 Stefanou Delta, 14561 Kifissia, Greece
Interests: insect morfology; insect biology and ecology; insect rearing and mass production; biological control; Integrated Pest Management (IPM); risk management of new pests
Prof. Dr. Hojka Kraigher
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Head of Department for Forest Physiology and Genetics & the Research Programme P4-0107, LIFEGENMON Coordinator, Večna pot 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: physiology and ecology of forest trees and their symbionts; the role of belowground diversity and turnover of fine roots and mycorrhizal mycelia in mycorrhizosphere processes and carbon dynamics; mycobioindication of stress in forest soils; conservation of forest genetic resources and certification of forest reproductive material
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Dr. Alessandra Lagomarsino
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Council for Agricultural Research and Agricultural Economy Analysis, Research Centre for Agrobiology and Pedology, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Interests: wood; wood composites; lignocellulosic materials; chemical and thermal modification technologies; nanotechnology and nanomaterilas; adhesives
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Dr. Kim Landsbergen
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Department of Biology and Environmental Science, Antioch College Yellow Springs, The Ohio State University, Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA
Interests: woody plant ecophysiology; ecosystem ecology; climate change impacts; carbon sequestration; remote sensing; canopy architecture; fire ecology; water and carbon cycling; biological invasions; urban forestry
Dr. David Lee
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Forest Industries Research Centre and Tropical Forests And People Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast, Locked Bag 4, Maroochydore DC, QLD 4558, Australia
Interests: forest genetics; forest tree breeding; breeding systems; taxa site matching; Corymbia; Santalum; resource characterisation; climate change
Dr. Tomasz Leski
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Laboratory of Symbiotic Associations, Institute of Dendrology Polish Academy of Sciences, Parkowa Str 5, 62-035 Kórnik, Poland
Interests: ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungal community composition; diversity and abundance of forest trees; ECM fungal community structure of seedlings in forest nurseries; effect of forest management on ECM fungal diversity; ECM fungal community of alien tree species
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Prof. Dr. Manfred J. Lexer
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1. Department of Forest and Soil Science, Institute of Silviculture, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
2. Peter Jordan Strasse 82, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: silviculture; forest management under climate change; ecosystem modelling; ecosystem services; decision support
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Dr. Benedetto T. Linaldeddu
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Dipartimento Territorio e Sistemi Agro-Forestali (TESAF), University of Padova, viale dell’Università 16, I-35020 Legnaro, Italy
Interests: forest pathology; molecular ecology; fungal endophytes; invasive Phytophthora species; diversity, biology, pathogenicity and taxonomy of Botryosphaeriaceae species
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Prof. Dr. Shirong Liu
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Key Laboratory of Forest Ecology and Environment of National Forestry and Grassland Administration, Ecology and Nature Conservation Institute, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing 100091, China
Interests: forest ecosystems; eco-hydrology; forest landscape restoration; climate change and forest resilience; multifunctional forest management
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Dr. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja
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Department of Agroforestry Technology and Science & Genetics, School of Advanced Agricultural & Forestry Engineering, Castilla La Mancha University, Campus Universitario s/n, C.P. 02071 Albacete, Spain
Interests: natural regeneration; soil erosion; forest hydrology; nutrient cycling; soil microbiology; forest management; forest fires
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Prof. Dr. Martin Lukac
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School of Agriculture, Policy & Development, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6EU, UK
Interests: forest soil ecology; agroforestry; environmental change; ecosystem services
Dr. José Antonio López Sáez
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Archaeobiology Research Group, Institute of History, CCHS, CSIC, c/ Albasanz 26-28, 28037 Madrid, Spain
Interests: palynology; environmental archaeology; climate change; palaeoecology
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Dr. Chris A. Maier
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Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Research Triangle Park, NC 27541, USA
Interests: forest ecophysiology; gas exchange; water relations; carbon cycling; nutrient cycling; silviculture; climate change
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Dr. Martin Maier
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Chair of Soil Ecology, Institute of Forest Science, University of Freiburg, 79098 Freiburg, Germany
Interests: soil gas fluxes; CO2; CH4; N2O; soil physics; soil compaction; forest soils
Prof. Dr. Azim Mallik
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Department of Biology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada
Interests: botany; ecology; biodiversity; soil; community ecology
Dr. Sparkle Malone
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Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th ST, Miami, FL 33132, USA
Interests: forest ecology, restoration, and resilience; forest ecophysiology; climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation; carbon sequestration; remote sensing; eddy covariance; disturbance impacts
Prof. Dr. Fausto Manes
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Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, P.le Aldo Moro 5, Rome, Italy
Interests: natural capital and ecosystem services; biodiversity and ecosystem processes in Mediterranean areas; global change; air pollution and effects on vegetation; urban ecosystems, human health and wellbeing; green infrastructure; nature-based solutions; remote sensing and GIS
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Dr. Jonathan G. Martin
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Department of Natural Resources, Northland College, 1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806, USA
Interests: forest ecology, management, and restoration; silvicultural systems; forest ecophysiology and biology; climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation in forests; forest biomass, bioenergy and carbon sequestration; forest engineering; forest inventory, quantitative methods, and remote sensing; forest soil management; wildland fire science and management
Dr. Dario Martin-Benito
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Forest Research Center INIA-CIFOR, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: dendrochronology; natural disturbance; stand dynamics; tree mortality; forest decline; abiotic stress; quantitative wood anatomy; tree ecophysiology; forest modelling
Dr. Riccardo Marzuoli
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Department of Mathematics and Physics, Laboratory of Ecophysiology and Environmental Physics, Catholic University of Brescia, via dei Musei 41, 20125 Brescia, Italy
Interests: ecophysiology of forest trees; tropospheric ozone effects on the soil-plant-atmosphere system; evaluation of the impacts of atmospheric pollution and climate change on forest ecosystems; characterization of the gas-exchange processes between atmosphere and forest ecosystems
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Prof. Dr. Stanisław Małek
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Department of Ecology and Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Al. 29 Listopada 46, 31-425 Kraków, Poland
Interests: forest ecosystems; forest ecology; nutrient cycling and forest biogeochemistry; Integrated Forest Monitoring
Dr. Heather R. McCarthy
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Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
Interests: ecophysiology; tree water relations and hydraulics; carbon and water cycling; global change; urban forests
Dr. Kathleen A. McGinley
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Forest Policy and Governance, USDA Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
Interests: forest governance; forest policy; criteria and indicators; certification; legality verification; tropical forest management
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Prof. Dr. Dan Metcalfe
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Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University, Box 117, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: forest ecology; ecosystem biogeochemistry; herbivory; fire; climate change
Dr. Blas Mola-Yudego
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School of Forest Sciences, Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus, PO Box 111 (Yliopistokatu 7), FI-80101 Joensuu, Finland
Interests: forest biomass; bioenergy; biomass production systems; forest plantations; forest management; risk
Dr. Roberto Molowny-Horas
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CREAF, 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain
Interests: statistics; ecological modeling; population dynamics; theoretical ecology
Dr. Warren Keith Moser
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Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest Service, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6381, USA
Interests: silviculture; forest stand dynamics; restoration ecology; landscape-level forest health
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Dr. L. Monika Moskal
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School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington (UW), Director, UW Precision Forestry Cooperative and Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Laboratory, Washington, Box 352100, Seattle, WA 98195-2100, USA
Interests: ALT; TLS; MLS; lidar precision forestry; hyper-resolution (spatial, temporal, spectral) remote sensing; ecosystem services
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Prof. Dr. Adele Muscolo
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Department of Agriculture, Mediterranea University, Feo di Vito, 89122 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: salinity, drought, and heat impact on seed germination, seedling growth and metabolism; forest soil management; adaptive response of plants to different environmental constraints; halophytes for the restoration and rehabilitation of salinized or contaminated soils
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Dr. Cristina Máguas
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Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes (cE3c), Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: stable isotopes; functional ecology; water and carbon fluxes; plant invasions; Mediterranean and tropical ecosystems; lichens
Prof. Dr. Cristina Nabais
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Centre for Functional Ecology, Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: forest ecology and ecophysiology; dendrochronology; xylogenesis; wood anatomy; dendroarchaeology
Dr. Ryan Nadel
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Auburn University, Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, Suite 3301 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Interests: seedling quality and nursery management; molecular and chemical ecology; forest biology; forest health
Dr. Takuo Nagaike
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Yamanashi Forest Research Institute, Saishoji 2290-1, Fujikawa, Yamanashi 400-0502, Japan
Interests: biodiversity; forest ecosystem management; forest ecology
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Dr. Tohru Nakashizuka
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Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Matsunosato, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 300-1244, Japan
Interests: biodiversity; disturbance; ecosystem service; forest ecology; regeneration
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Dr. E.K. Sadanandan Nambiar

CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Black Mountain Laboratories, Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain, ACT, Canberra, Australia
Interests: sustainable plantation forestry; ecosystem services; nutrient cycling; plantations in developing-tropical counties; forests and poverty
Prof. Dr. Nikos Nanos
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Department of Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: seed dispersal; spatial variation; stand dynamics; geostatistics; forest management; heavy metals; environmental management
Dr. Francisco B. Navarro
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Area of Agriculture and Environment (IFAPA, Andalusian Government), IFAPA Centro Camino de Purchil s/n, 18004 Granada, Spain
Interests: forest ecology and management; restoration ecology; plant-soil relationships; land-use changes
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Dr. Jose Antonio Navarro Cano
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Department of Environment and Agronomy, Centro Nacional Instituto de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, INIA-CSIC, Ctra. de la Coruña, Km 7.5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: biodiversity and ecosystem functions; dryland restoration; ecological facilitation; plant–soil interactions
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Dr. Jose Negron
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USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 240 West Prospect, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
Interests: bark beetle biology; ecology; and management; forest entomology; disturbance ecology
Dr. Mathias Neumann
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Institute of Silviculture, Department of Forest- and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Peter Jordan-Str. 82, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: forest management; carbon assessment; landscape ecology; biometrics; forest value chain; forest economics; remote sensing; biogeochemistry
Prof. Dr. Scott Nielsen
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Department of Renewable Resources, General Services Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H1, Canada
Interests: conservation biology; biogeography; biodiversity; terrestrial ecology; habitat fragmentation; boreal forest; remote sensing applications in biodiversity and conservation
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Dr. Tiina Maileena Nieminen
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Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Latokartanonkaari 9, 00790 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: biogeochemical cycles in forest; forest biodiversity; forest-water nexus; nutrient bioavailability; metal toxicity
Dr. Craig Nitschke
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School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne, 500 Yarra Blvd, Richmond, VIC, Australia
Interests: forests; landscapes; ecosystem services; disturbances; climate change
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Dr. Romà Ogaya
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Global Ecology Unit, Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals (CREAF), Cerdanyola del Valles, 08193 Catalonia, Spain
Interests: plant ecology; climate change; forest dieback; phenology; drought
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Prof. Dr. Elina Oksanen
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Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
Interests: plant biology; environmental science; climate change; greenhouse gases; biodiversity
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Dr. Sandra Oliveira
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Centre for Geographical Studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Universidade de Lisboa, 1600-276 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: environmental risks; spatial modeling; wildfires; forestry; risk assessment; geographic information systems (GIS); climate change
Dr. Maciej Pach
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Department of Forest Ecology and Silviculture, University of Agriculture in Kraków, al. 29-Listopada 46, 31-425 Kraków, Poland
Interests: mixed-species forests silviculture; forest management; conversion; climate change effect; old-growth forests; mountain forests
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Dr. Brian J. Palik
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Science Leader for Applied Forest Ecology, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, 1831 Hwy. 169 E. Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA
Interests: disturbance ecology; ecological forestry; stand dynamics and development; plant community composition and diversity; regeneration
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Prof. Dr. Pil Sun Park
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Department of Forest Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: forest ecology; forest stand dynamics; disturbance; forest regeneration
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Dr. Keryn Paul
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CSIRO Land and Water, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: carbon accounting; forest growth and management; forest soil carbon management; fire management; climate change
Prof. Dr. Joana Amaral Paulo
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Centro de Estudos Florestais (CEF), Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA), Universidade de Lisboa (ISA), Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-017 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: forest modeling; forest management; forest inventory; agroforestry; nonwood forest products; cork; cork oak; montado; statistical analysis; decision support tools
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Dr. Nicholas J. Payne
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Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service, Sault Sainte Marie, ON P6A 2E5, Canada
Interests: carbon fluxes and carbon stocks in forests
Prof. Dr. Matthias Peichl
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Department of Forest Ecology & Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 901 83 Umeå, Sweden
Interests: terrestrial ecosystem carbon cycle; forests; peatlands; biosphere-atmosphere exchanges of carbon; greenhouse gases; water and energy; eddy covariance; phenology; management impacts; model-data integration; global change
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Prof. Dr. Heli Peltola
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School of Forest Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Yliopistokatu 7, FI-80101 Joensuu, Finland
Interests: silviculture; stand growth and dynamics; carbon sequestration; abiotic and biotic damaging factors; adaptive management; risk management; adaption to climate change; climate change mitigation; mechanistic modelling of wind damage; forest ecosystem modelling
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Prof. Dr. José M.C. Pereira
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Forest Research Centre, School of Agriculture, University of Lisbon, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-017 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: pyrogeography; remote sensing; landscape ecology of fire
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Dr. Petr Petřík
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Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany, Dept. of Vegetation Ecology, 25243 Průhonice, Czech Republic
Interests: vegetation change; phytosociology; invasion biology; phytoremediation; conservation biology
Prof. Dr. Rodolfo Picchio
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Department of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, University of Tuscia, Via S. Camillo de Lellis, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: forest utilization; logging activities; reduced-impact logging; sustainable forest management; forest restoration systems
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Prof. Dr. Marcin Pietrzykowski
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Department of Forest Ecology and Silviculture, University of Agriculture in Krakow, al. 29 Listopada 46, 31-425 Krakow, Poland
Interests: forest ecology; restoration ecology; soil-plant relationships; nutrient cycling; carbon sequestration
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Dr. Martina Pollastrini
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Department of Agrifood Production and Environmental Sciences, University of Florence, Piazzale delle Cascine 28, 50144 Firenze, Italy
Interests: tree physiology; forest ecology; environmental stress; forest biodiversity; forest monitoring; plant functional traits; forest management; global change
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Prof. Dr. Jukka Pumpanen
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Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Interests: silviculture; soil science
Prof. Dr. Francis E. (Jack) Putz
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1. Department of Biology and Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), 209 Carr Hall, University of Florida, P.O. 118526, Gainesville, FL 32641-8526, USA
2. University of the Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs, QLD 4556, Australia
Interests: tropical silviculture; tropical forest ecology; savanna conservation and management; forest certification
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Dr. Tomas Pypker
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Department of Natural Resource Science, Thompson Rivers University, 900 McGill Road, Kamloops, BC, Canada
Interests: micrometeorology; plant ecophysiology; hydrology; disturbance ecology; ecosystem management; climate change
Prof. Dr. Robert G. Qualls
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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Interests: forest biogeochemistry; wetland biogeochemistry; succession and ecosystem development; effects of climatic warming and CO2 fertilization on forest soils; soil organic matter chemistry; microbial ecology; chlorine chemistry in water; ultraviolet light disinfection
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Prof. Dr. Kalliopi M. Radoglou
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Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources (Fmenr), Democritus University of Thrace (Duth), Pantazidou 193, P.C. 68200 N. Orestiada, Greece
Interests: tree ecophysiology; climate change and forest ecosystems (impact, adaptation, mitigation); forest restoration; planting stock material
Dr. Serge Rambal
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Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle Evolutive (CEFE), 34293 Montpellier, France
Interests: drought; water relationships; water balance; ecosystem modelling; climate changes
Prof. Dr. Heinz Rennenberg
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Institute of Forest Sciences, Albert Ludwig University, 79110 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Interests: nitrogen and phosphorus nutrition; nitrogen and sulfur metabolism; abiotic and biotic stress physiology; biogenic emissions; phytoremediation
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Prof. Dr. José María Rey-Benayas
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Dpto. de Ciencias de la Vida - Unidad Docente de Ecología, Grupo de Investigación "Ecología y restauración forestal", Universidad de Alcalá, 28805 Alcalá de Henares, Spain
Interests: forest restoration; natural regeneration; tree establishment; biodiversity conservation; ecosystems services; agroforestry systems; forest-farmland mosaics
Dr. Victor H. Rivera-Monroy
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Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, College of the Coast and the Environment, 3209 Energy, Coast, & Environ Bldg, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
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Dr. Melanie Roy
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Laboratoire Évolution et Diversité Biologique, CNRS, UMR 5174 UPS CNRS ENFA IRD, Université Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Interests: ectomycorrhizae; environmental sequencing; tropical ecology; boreal forest; ancient and old-growth forests; landscape ecology; networks; specialisation in symbioses
Dr. Alejandro A. Royo
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Northern Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, U.S. Forest Service, Irvine, PA 16365, USA
Interests: biodiversity; disturbance and succession; forest ecology; plant ecology; silviculture
Prof. Dr. Maria Rudawska
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Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Laboratory of Symbiotic Associations, Parkowa Str. No 5, PL-62-035 Kornik, Poland
Interests: ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungal community composition; diversity and abundance of forest trees; ECM fungal community structure of seedlings in forest nurseries; effect of forest management on ECM fungal diversity; ECM fungal community of alien tree species
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Ruel
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Department of Wood and forest sciences, Laval University, 2405 de la terrasse, Quebec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: natural regeneration; windthrow
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Dr. Ricardo Ruiz-Peinado
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Spanish Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Forest Research Center, Ctra. La Coruña km 7,5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: carbon sequestration; effects of forest management in carbon stocks; forest biomass; mitigation
Prof. Dr. Danilo Russo
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Dipartimento di Agraria, Wildlife Research Unit, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Università 100, I-80055 Portici, Italy
Interests: animal ecology; bats; behavioural ecology; conservation biology; evolutionary biology
Dr. Elisabetta Salvatori
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Department for Sustainability (SSPT-STS), Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA), R.C. Casaccia, Via Anguillarese, 301-00123 S.Maria di Galeria, Rome, Italy
Interests: nature-based solutions; ecosystem services; urban and peri-urban forests; plant functional traits; ecophysiology
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Prof. Dr. Reynaldo Campos Santana

Reynaldo Campos Santana, Forest Engineering Department, College of Agrarian Science, Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys-UFVJM, Rodovia MGT 367, Km 583, nº 5000, Alto da Jacuba CEP 39100-000, Diamantina, MG, Brazil
Interests: forest nutrition and nutrient cycling; nutrient use efficiency; fertilizer best management practices; forest production; Silvicultural management systems
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Dr. Jose Luis Santiago
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Atmospheric Pollution Division, Environmental Department, Research Center for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT), 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: urban air quality; microscale modeling; in particular with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models; urban vegetation (trees in streets, vegetation barriers, etc.) and its effects on pollutant concentrations and thermal comfort; pollutant mitigation strategies; urban climate and meteorology
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Prof. Dr. Paul-Antoine Santoni
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Laboratoire Sciences pour l'Environnement, University of Corsica - CNRS, 20250 Corte, France
Interests: wildland fire; fire behavior; fire modelling and simulation; combustion of vegetation; smoke
Dr. Dmitry Schepaschenko
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Agriculture, Forestry, and Ecosystem Services (AFE) Research Group - Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Schlossplatz 1, 2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Interests: forestry; biomass; land use land cover mapping; spatial data integration; remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. Bartolomeo Schirone
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Agriculture and Forestry Depatment. (DAFNE), Tuscia University, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: dendrology; Gen. Quercus; biotaxonomy; silviculture and forest conservation; forest and environment restoration
Prof. Dr. Stephen H. Schoenholtz
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Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Cheatham Hall, Suite 210, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: forest hydrology; forest soils; watershed management; biogeochemistry; land-use effects on water quality and soil quality
Dr. Massimiliano Schwarz
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School of Agricultural Forest and Food Sciences, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Länggasse 85, 3052 Zollikofen, Switzerland
Interests: quantitative soil bioengineering; protection forest management; natural hazards; root reinforcement; shallow landslides; soil erosion; forest hydrology
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Dr. Callie Jo Schweitzer
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Ecology and Management of Upland Hardwood Forests, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 730 D Cook Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
Interests: hardwood forestry; hardwood management; silviculture; hardwood regeneration; oak woodlands; hardwood forest restoration; prescribed fire
Dr. Karina V.R. Schäfer
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School of Arts & Sciences-Newark, Rutgers University - Newark, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Interests: global change; carbon budgets; urban ecology
Dr. Meelis Seedre
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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre, Box 49, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
Interests: forest management; continuous cover forestry; forest disturbances; forest biodiversity; carbon dynamics
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Dr. Brad Seely
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Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, 4625-2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: forest simulation modelling; ecosystem carbon storage; climate change impacts; water relations; stand dynamics; ecosystem services; forest entomology; remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. John Seiler
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Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, 228 Cheatham Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: tree ecophysiology; soil CO2 efflux; carbon cycling; water relations; silviculture
Dr. Samantha Ann Setterfield
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School of Biological Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
Interests: savanna ecology; invasive plants; fire ecology; tropical wetlands
Dr. Gary Sheridan
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School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia
Interests: soil erosion; coevolution; fire; fuel moisture; hydrology; water quality
Prof. Dr. Rosemary Sherriff
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Department of Geography, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
Interests: biogeography; dendroecology; dendrochronology; disturbance ecology; fire; forest ecology; landscape ecology
Dr. Anatoly Shvidenko
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1. Ecosystem Services and Management (ESM) Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
2. Institute of Forest, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 660036 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Interests: boreal forests; forest inventory; modeling growth and productivity of forests; forest ecosystem functions and services; sustainable forest management
Prof. Dr. Joaquim S. Silva
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Centre for Functional Ecology, University of Coimbra, 3000-456 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: eucalypt ecology; plant ecology; forestry; invasive species; fire ecology
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Prof. Dr. Jacek P. Siry
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Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, 180 East Green Street, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: forest investments; forest management; international forestry; payments for ecosystem
Dr. Plinio Sist
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Cirad-ES, Director of the Research Unit Forests and Societies Cirad, Campus International de Baillarguet, TA C-105/D, 34398 Montpellier, CEDEX 5, France
Interests: tropical forest ecology; tropical forest management; impact of logging on forest dynamics; reduced impact logging
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Prof. Dr. Tommaso Sitzia
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Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, Università degli Studi di Padova, Viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Legnaro (PD), Italy
Interests: forest management and planning; land use planning; conservation management; biodiversity conservation; urban forestry; applied ecology
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Dr. Gancho Slavov
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Radiata Pine Breeding Company, Rotorua, New Zeland
Interests: genetic variation within and among populations; quantitative traits; adaptation to climate change; genome-wide association studies; genomic prediction; tree improvement and conservation
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Dr. Daniela Smiraglia
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Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Rome, Italy
Interests: change detection; spatial pattern analysis; land degradation; vegetation ecology; ecoregion classification; remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. Jarosław Socha
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Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Al. 29-listopada 46, 31-425 Krakow, Poland
Interests: modelling forest site productivity, growth and yield; remote sensing of forest productivity; forest disturbances and adaptation to climate change in forest management; modeling forest biomass; carbon sequestration; multi-source forest inventory; applications of GIS and remote sensing in forestry
Prof. Dr. Michael C. Stambaugh
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Department of Forestry, University of Missouri, 203C ABNR Building, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Interests: dendrochronology; fire ecology; forest ecology and management; stand dynamics
Dr. Brian D. Strahm
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Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: soils; biogeochemistry; global change; carbon; nutrients; stable isotopes; gas flux; leaching
Dr. Ge Sun
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Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center, US Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Interests: forest hydrology; carbon and water fluxes; watershed hydrology
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Prof. Dr. Susana Suárez-Seoane
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Department of Biodiversity and Environmental Management, University of León, E-24071 Leon, Spain
Interests: biogeography; bird conservation; ecosystem services; fire-prone ecosystems; fire regime; heathlands; land use change; landscape ecology; mountain systems; perturbations; remote sensing; species distribution models; vegetation regeneration; wildland fires
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Dr. Nadezhda Tchebakova
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Institute of Forests, Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Sciences, Academgorodok 50/28, 660036 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Interests: climate change; bioclimating modeling; vegetation; boreal forest
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Prof. Dr. Matthew Therrell
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Department of Geography, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
Interests: paleoclimate; dendrochronology; hydroclimatology; water resources; drought; flooding
Prof. Dr. Valerie A. Thomas
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Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Cheatham Hall, RM 307A, 310 West Campus Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: forest ecosystem remote sensing; forest disturbance; multitemporal analysis; LiDAR; imaging spectroscopy; data fusion
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Dr. Matthew P. Thompson
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USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 240 W Prospect, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
Interests: risk and decision analysis; operations research; forest engineering; wildland fire management
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Dr. Jill Thompson
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Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bush Estate, Penicuik, Midlothian, Edinburgh EH26 0QB, UK
Interests: plant community dynamics; plant ecology and conservation; tropical forest
Prof. Dr. Mark Tibbett
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Department of Sustainable Land Management & Soil Research Centre, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AR, UK
Interests: restoration and measurement of soil functions in creating sustainable landscapes; plant-soil interactions and feedbacks; the physiology, ecology and nutritional aspects of mycorrhizal and other higher fungi; soil ecology and biodiversity
Prof. Dr. Mulualem Tigabu
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1. Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 49, 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
2. Forestry College, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, China
Interests: forest restoration; forest regeneration; disturbances
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Dr. Brian Tobin
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School of Agriculture & Food Science and UCD Earth Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: forest ecosystem carbon cycling; tree biomass allocation; woody decomposition; forest ecology; silviculture; disturbance effects; conservation of forest; genetic resources
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Prof. Dr. Timo Tokola
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School of Forest Science, University of Eastern Finland, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
Interests: forest management; forest IT; remote sensing; GIS applications; terrain mobility
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Dr. Diana F. Tomback
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Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Interests: forest community ecology; ecosystem services, and conservation and restoration, with emphasis on high elevation; five-needle white pine ecosystems
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Prof. Dr. Ioannis Tsiripidis
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Department of Botany, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR-54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: vegetation ecology; plant ecology and geography; conservation of plant diversity
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Dr. Otmar Urban
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Global Change Research Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences, Bĕlidla 4a, CZ-60300 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: plant physiology; plant stress physiology, ecophysiology of photosynthesis; impact studies; global change; impact of radiation regime; impacts of elevated CO2 concentration and UV radiation; manipulative experiments; plant environmental metabolomics; ozone and volatile organic compound fluxes; stable isotopes in terrestrial ecosystems
Dr. Giorgio Vacchiano
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre, D1 Bio-Economy, Via Enrico Fermi 2749, 21027 Ispra (VA), Italy
Interests: forest modeling; carbon; climate change; mitigation; adaptation; silviculture; dendrochronology; natural disturbances; forest fire; ecosystem services; biomass
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Dr. Rubén Valbuena
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School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2PZ, UK
Interests: forest ecology; remote sensing; LiDAR; forest inventory; tree size scaling theories; forest structure; competition and dominance; modelling; data fusion
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Prof. Dr. Riccardo Valentini
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1. Department of Innovation in Biological Systems, Food and Forestry, University of Tuscia, DIBAF, Via San Camillo de Lellis, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
2. RUDN University, Moscow, Head of Smart Urban Nature Laboratory 6 Miklukho-Maklaya Street, 117198 Moscow, Russia
Interests: biogeochemistry; plant ecology; applied ecology; forest management; forest ecology; environment; biodiversity; climate change; ecosystem ecology; landscape ecology
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Prof. Dr. Arild Vatn
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Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty of Landscape and Society, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), 1430 Ås, Norway
Interests: environmental governance;institutional and ecological economics; climate change; biodiversity protection; land management
Prof. Dr. Andrew P. Vayda

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520, USA
Interests: causes and effects of tropical forest and peat fires; causes of tropical deforestation; methodology of research on people/forest and people/peatland interactions
Prof. Dr. Hans Verbeeck
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CAVElab-Computational & Applied Vegetation Ecology, Department of Environment, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: carbon cycling; forests; ecosystem modelling
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Dr. Simone Aparecida Vieira
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Center for Environmental Studies and Research, University of Campinas, Campinas 13.083-867, Brazil
Interests: ecosystem ecology; carbon cycle; nitrogen cycle; tropical forest
Dr. Alberto Vilagrosa
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Fundación CEAM, Joint research unit University of Alicante-CEAM, PO Box 99, 03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: plant functional ecology; forest restoration; ecological restoration; drought stress; climate change; forest decline
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Prof. Dr. Marcello Vitale
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Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome (UNIROMA1), Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, I-00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: forest ecology; forest growth and carbon-water balances; stress physiology; adaptation–mitigation of forests to global change and air pollution; process-based and statistical modeling; litter decomposition
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Dr. Benjamin Viñegla
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Departamento de Biología Animal, Biología Vegetal y Ecología, Universidad de Jaén, Ed. B3, Paraje las Lagunillas s/n, 23071 Jaén, Spain
Interests: plant ecophysiology; forest ecology; soil ecology; forest stand dynamics; forest management; forest sustainability; global change
Dr. Jason G. Vogel
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School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: forest soils; forest productivity; disturbance; management; carbon and nutrient cycling
Prof. Dr. Jordi Voltas
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Joint Research Unit CTFC-Agrotecnio, Universitat de Lleida, Lleida, Spain
Interests: tree physiology; forest genetics; dendroecology; adaptation
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Prof. Dr. George L. Vourlitis
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Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, San Marcos, CA 92096, USA
Interests: carbon cycling; nitrogen cycling; net primary production; tropical forests and savanna
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Dr. Michael Walters
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Department of Forestry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Interests: silviculture; forest stand dynamics; northern hardwood forests; functional ecology; deer herbivory; tree seedlings
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Dr. Huimin Wang
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Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, A11 Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: forest ecosystem management; stand dynamics; carbon sequestration; climate change; decomposition; plant-soil relationships
Dr. David R. Weise
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USDA Forest Service, 4955 Canyon Crest Drive, Riverside, CA 92507, USA
Interests: prescribed fire; fire behavior in live fuels; smoke; statistics and quantitative methods
Dr. Christopher Weston
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International School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: forest ecology; biogeochemistry; carbon and nutrient cycling; bushfire fuel dynamics; soil science
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Dr. Gerhard Wieser
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Department of Alpine Timberline Ecophysiology, Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW), Rennweg 1, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: treeline; ecophysiology; climate change; ecosystem manipulation; biogeochemistry
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PD Dr. Martin Wiesmeier
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TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, 85354 Freising, Germany
Interests: soil carbon management; agroforestry; land use change; carbon sequestration; soil fractionation; digital soil mapping
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Prof. Dr. Rodney Will
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Department of Natural Resources Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University, 008C Agricultural Hall, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
Interests: forest ecology; management and restoration; silvicultural systems; forest ecophysiology and biology; climate change impacts adaptation and mitigation in forests; forest biomass; bioenergy and carbon sequestration
Dr. Tiehang Wu
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Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, USA
Interests: soil microbial ecology; mycorrhizal fungi; nitrogen cycling; soilborne disease
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Dr. Giles Young
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Geography Department, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 0YA, UK
Interests: tree-rings; dendrochronology; palaeoclimatology; climate change; stable isotopes; carbon; oxygen
Prof. Dr. Fei-Hai Yu
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Institute of Wetland Ecology & Clone Ecology, Taizhou University, Taizhou 317000, China
Interests: biological invasions; clonal plants; invasive plant ecology; life history evolution; plant demography; wetland ecology
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Dr. Ronald S. Zalesny, Jr.
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USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies, 5985 Highway K, Rhinelander, WI 54501, USA
Interests: bioenergy; biomass; ecophysiology; ecosystem services; forest genetics; intensive forestry; phytotechnologies; short rotation woody crops
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Prof. Dr. Stefan Zerbe
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Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 39100 Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Interests: vegetation ecology; restoration ecology; landscape ecology; landscape history; biogeography of plants; phytocoenology; plant diversity and conservation biology; ethnobotany
Prof. Dr. Víctor Resco de Dios
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1. Department of Crop and Forest Sciences and Agrotecnio Center, Universitat de Lleida, 25198 Lleida, Spain
2. School of Life Sciences and Engineering, Southwest University for Science and Technology, Mianyang 621010, China
Interests: wildfire; flammability; forests; pyro-physiology; plant-water relations; circadian ecology
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Prof. Dr. Sergio de Miguel
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1. Department of Crop and Forest Sciences, University of Lleida (UdL) Av. Alcalde Rovira Roure, 191, E-25198 Lleida, Spain
2. Joint Research Unit CTFC - AGROTECNIO - CERCA, Crta. de St. Llorenç de Morunys a Port del Comte, km 2, E-25280 Solsona, Spain
Interests: forest ecology and management; ecosystem services; biodiversity; fungi; global change; climate change; quantitative methods; forest ecosystem modeling; multi-scale; big data
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Dr. Eddie J.B. van Etten
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School of Science, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA 6027, Australia
Interests: landscape ecology; fire ecology; eucalyptus forests; arid land ecology; restoration ecology; plant–animal interactions
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Dr. Pedro Álvarez-Álvarez
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Department of Organisms and Systems Biology, Polytechnic School of Mieres, University of Oviedo, E-33600 Mieres, Asturias, Spain
Interests: forest ecosystems; ecosystems services; spatial patterns; ecological process; multi-scale
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Dr. Jozef Šibík
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Plant Science & Biodiversity Center of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, SK-845 23, Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: biodiversity; ecology and evolution; climate change; conservation; ecotones; biodiversity monitoring; remote sensing; vegetation
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